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East Providence man arrested in Central Falls prostitution sting

East Providence man arrested in Central Falls prostitution sting

CENTRAL FALLS — An East Providence man was among eight men arrested by Central Falls Police Wednesday, Aug. 26, as part of an ongoing prostitution sting in the city. Some 30 people have been arrested to date in the operation called “John Sting” over the three months. Wednesday, Alan Adams, 62, of East Providence, was


WaterFire tangos until midnight this Saturday

WaterFire Providence, the award-winning sculpture by artist Barnaby Evans, will light up Providence shortly after sunset at 7:26 this Saturday, and burn until midnight. Argentine Tango returns to WaterFire Providence, and will perform beginning at 8:30 p.m. and running throughout the evening at various locations along the installation. WHERE: Downcity Providence WHEN: Saturday, August 29;


Middletown murder suspect was arrested in Portsmouth last year

Above: Apartments at the Oxbow Farms neighborhood in Middletown, where a woman was found dead Tuesday morning. MIDDLETOWN — A woman charged with domestic murder in Middletown Tuesday had a previous run-in with Portsmouth police last year. Middletown police responded at about 7 a.m. Tuesday to the apartment at 50 Jean St., where they met 33-year-old Melissa


Anti-sexism activist in Bristol

Anti-sexism activist Jackson Katz challenges men and women to confront attitudes about American manhood and gender violence and offers solutions from his “bystander approach” to create cultural change to stem violence against women, with his presentation “More Than a Few Good Men: American Manhood and Violence Against Women.” Katz’s presentation will be followed by roundtable


Bobby Collins returns to Ocean State Theatre

Comedian Bobby Collins has the ability to truthfully translate the human condition. Audiences across the country relate to his comedic characterizations as he exposes the humor of day-to-day situations as well as serving up resplendent rants on world events. Through precise physical timing and impeccable audience insight, he has honed his talents while performing from